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Amaechi denies attacking Saraki

19 October 2015, 20:45

Abuja - Former governor of Rivers State and a ministerial nominee, Rotimi Amaechi has denied attacking Senate President Bukola Saraki over the deferment of his screening till Tuesday, reports NewsDay.

Amaechi was reported to have stormed the residence of Saraki in anger to express his disappointment and displeasure with the deferment.

Also read: Amaechi’s screening deferred

He was said to have raised his voice to express his frustration before leaving Saraki’s residence.

The former governor while reacting to the report said he did not visit and was not at the residence of the Senate President on Thursday or any other day.

He stated that since he did not go to the residence of the Senate President, there is absolutely no way he could have done was he was being accused of.

He said he holds the office of the President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in very high esteem and will never disrespect or act in any way that would put the office in disrepute.

Amaechi was scheduled to be screened on Thursday but his screening was deferred till Tuesday as a result of the delay in the report of the Senate’s Ethics and Privileges Committee.

Read more at NewsDay.

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